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Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual misconduct claims

Sep. 20, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown was released by the New England Patriots on Friday after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct — the third team in seven months to tire of the off-field behavior that has overshadowed his accomplishments as one of the NFL's most prolific receivers for...

Is Antonio Brown's NFL career over? Likely for 2019 at least

Sep. 20, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

So many factors went into Antonio Brown's release by the Patriots on Friday. It would be stunning if he draws interest from any other teams as the league's investigation continues. His time in the NFL might be over. As much as Brown's stellar career has been overshadowed and besmirched by his recent behavior as a...

Falk goes from practice squad to sudden starter for Jets

Sep. 20, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Luke Falk was merely a practice squad quarterback a week ago, a guy whose name with which some New York Jets fans might not even have been familiar. Well, they all know it now. With Sam Darnold still sidelined by mononucleosis and Trevor Siemian out for the season with an ankle...

After social media complaints, Brady makes nice with refs

Sep. 20, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A day after complaining on social media that there were too many penalties in the game he was watching on TV, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady tried to make nice with the NFL referees. "I'm very pro-ref," Brady said in the New England locker room on Friday. Brady was tweeting a...

Dolphins-Cowboys Preview Capsule

Sep. 19, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (0-2) at DALLAS (2-0) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 20 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Dolphins 0-2, Cowboys 2-0 SERIES RECORD — Tied 7-7 LAST MEETING — Cowboys 24, Dolphins 14, Nov. 22, 2015 LAST WEEK — Dolphins lost to Patriots, 43-0; Cowboys beat Redskins, 31-21...

Pats' Brown not distracted by sexual assault accusations

Sep. 19, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots receiver Antonio Brown declined to answer questions about allegations of sexual assault and rape against him and says he's keeping his focus on football. Brown answered only four questions at his locker on Thursday in an interview that lasted just over a minute. It was his...

Rare trade aside, ailing Jets still heavy underdog to Pats

Sep. 19, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — When the New York Jets called New England earlier this month to inquire about trading for wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, it was a long shot considering Bill Belichick hadn't once traded during his Patriots coaching tenure with the team he infamously resigned from after one day as...

Jets-Patriots Preview Capsule

Sep. 19, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK JETS (0-2) at NEW ENGLAND (2-0) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Patriots by 18 RECORD VS. SPREAD — New York 0-2, New England 2-0 SERIES RECORD — Patriots lead 65-54-1 LAST MEETING — Patriots beat Jets 38-3, Dec. 30, 2018 LAST WEEK — Jets lost to Browns 23-3;...

Some teams are already fighting uphill battles

Sep. 19, 2019 3:07 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Last week, cornerback Chris Harris Jr. mentioned how critical it was for the Broncos to beat the Bears because "there's not a lot of 0-2 teams that make the playoffs." Denver lost to Chicago, leaving the Broncos winless through two games for the first time since 1999. Harris was right about...

AP sources: 1 of Brown's accusers has met with NFL

Sep. 18, 2019 7:58 PM EDT

Two people with knowledge of the investigation into Antonio Brown being accused of sexual assault tell The Associated Press that one of the accusers has met with NFL investigators and that there is no timetable for concluding the probe. Both people spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday because of...